The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for VMware ESXi skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware ESXi over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware ESXi
England / Yorkshire
Rank 123 137 135
Rank change year-on-year +14 -2  
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 3 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.14% 0.18% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 1.28% 1.61% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
Median daily rate £325 £260 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.87% -30.60%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £358 £400
% change year-on-year -9.09% -10.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £24.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £24.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year +12.24% +45.61%  

VMware ESXi is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 234 310 259
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 10.99% 10.92% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 189 148
Median daily rate £410 £401 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.37% +33.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £163 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 38 43
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.10 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.82% +0.83%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £8.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £22.20 £18.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire citing VMware ESXi as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESXi in Yorkshire

VMware ESXi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware ESXi in Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware ESXi in Yorkshire

VMware ESXi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESXi in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware ESXi in Yorkshire

VMware ESXi
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESXi within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Yorkshire -1 2 £325 -
West Yorkshire +12 1 - - 1
VMware ESXi
England

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESXi also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 10 (90.91%) VMware
2 8 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (63.64%) vSphere
4 6 (54.55%) Windows
4 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
5 5 (45.45%) Cisco
5 5 (45.45%) Firewall
5 5 (45.45%) vRealize
6 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
6 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (36.36%) EMC
6 4 (36.36%) Citrix
6 4 (36.36%) IBM
6 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 4 (36.36%) LAN
6 4 (36.36%) WAN
6 4 (36.36%) VMware ESX
7 3 (27.27%) Clustering
7 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
7 3 (27.27%) HP
7 3 (27.27%) Linux
7 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
7 3 (27.27%) NetApp
7 3 (27.27%) XenApp
7 3 (27.27%) Puppet
7 3 (27.27%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (18.18%) Docker
8 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (18.18%) F5
8 2 (18.18%) vCloud

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) LAN
2 4 (36.36%) WAN
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (18.18%) DHCP
3 2 (18.18%) DNS
3 2 (18.18%) FTP
3 2 (18.18%) LDAP
3 2 (18.18%) SAN
3 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 1 (9.09%) IP Telephony
4 1 (9.09%) NAS
4 1 (9.09%) NetScaler
4 1 (9.09%) VPN
4 1 (9.09%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Back Office
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 2 (18.18%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Team Leader
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Cloud Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Cloud Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) LAN Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Linux DevOps Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Product Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Virtualisation Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Architect
3 1 (9.09%) WAN Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) WebOps Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Clustering
2 2 (18.18%) EMC VNX
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 1 (9.09%) Replication
3 1 (9.09%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Data ONTAP
4 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
2 2 (18.18%) DevOps
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Management
3 1 (9.09%) Adaptive Security
3 1 (9.09%) Converged Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) High Availability
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) People Management
3 1 (9.09%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (9.09%) SIEM
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (9.09%) Wealth Management
3 1 (9.09%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
1 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CCA
1 2 (18.18%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (18.18%) MCSE
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (63.64%) vSphere
3 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
4 4 (36.36%) VMware ESX
5 3 (27.27%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (27.27%) XenApp
6 2 (18.18%) Docker
6 2 (18.18%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 2 (18.18%) vCloud
6 2 (18.18%) VMware GSX
6 2 (18.18%) VMware Server
7 1 (9.09%) ProxySG
7 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) vRealize
2 3 (27.27%) Puppet
3 2 (18.18%) NetBackup
3 2 (18.18%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
4 1 (9.09%) DameWare
4 1 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (9.09%) SCCM
4 1 (9.09%) SCOM
4 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (9.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (9.09%) vMotion
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco
3 4 (36.36%) Citrix
3 4 (36.36%) EMC
3 4 (36.36%) IBM
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) HP
4 3 (27.27%) NetApp
5 2 (18.18%) Dell
5 2 (18.18%) F5
5 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
5 2 (18.18%) Veritas
6 1 (9.09%) AlienVault
6 1 (9.09%) EqualLogic
6 1 (9.09%) Juniper
6 1 (9.09%) Mitel
6 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
6 1 (9.09%) Sophos
6 1 (9.09%) Symantec
6 1 (9.09%) Veeam